Foxton railway station

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Foxton National Rail
Foxton station.jpg
Platform 1, for London Kings Cross
Location
Place Foxton
Local authority South Cambridgeshire
Grid reference TL409487
Operations
Station code FXN
Managed by Great Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 83,366
2012/13 Increase 87,974
2013/14 Decrease 87,164
2014/15 Increase 94,080
2015/16 Decrease 88,236
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Foxton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Foxton railway station serves the village of Foxton in Cambridgeshire, England. The station (as well as the trains serving it) is operated by Great Northern. It is located north of a busy level crossing, which is monitored from the nearby signal box. There is also a freight-only branch (the Barrington Light Railway) that diverges to the west beyond the crossing south of the station, which serves a nearby cement factory & quarry.[1]

Services

A train leaves hourly in each direction all week (including Sundays). Up (London-bound) trains call at Shepreth, Meldreth, Royston, Ashwell and Morden, Baldock, Letchworth Garden City, Hitchin, Stevenage, Knebworth, Welwyn North, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Potters Bar, Finsbury Park and London King's Cross.

Down (away from London) trains go to Cambridge. A number of trains to/from King's Lynn and Ely also call here in the weekday peaks.[2]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Shepreth   Great Northern
Hitchin-Cambridge Line
  Cambridge
Disused railways
Shepreth   British Railways
Hitchin-Cambridge Line
  Harston

References

  1. ^ "DB Schenker Rail UK runs first service to Barrington Quarry"DB Cargo; Retrieved 23 August 2016
  2. ^ Table 25 National Rail timetable, May 2016

External links

  • Train times and station information for Foxton railway station from National Rail

Coordinates: 52°07′08″N 0°03′25″E / 52.119°N 0.057°E / 52.119; 0.057


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